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Iggy Pop & Jim Jarmusch ‘Gimme Danger’ Interview With NPR

Iggy Pop and Jim Jarmusch, director of Gimme Danger, joined NPR’s Scott Simon to talk about the film and the band’s legacy. Hear their full conversation at NPR.org.

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Iggy And The Stooges ‘Gimme Danger’ Hits More Theaters

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Gimme Danger, the new Iggy and the Stooges documentary by director Jim Jarmusch, hits more theaters TODAY, November 4: bit.ly/GDTix_FB. Iggy Pop and Jarmusch spoke recently with Billboard about the film:

Iggy, you asked Jim to make this film. Why him?

Jim Jarmusch: That’s what I keep asking him!

Iggy Pop: If I could get him to do it, he was going to bring out important and beautiful things about us that we in the group wouldn’t have ever thought of — we have the wrong perspective. We needed someone with intelligence and skill who also knew the group and came to the shows — that’s who Jim is. He’s a final-cut director, he controls his own work, and that’s now really rare. My tactic was ask him once, not try to convince him. I wasn’t going to write an email with “10 reasons why.” (Laughs.)

Read more at Billboard.

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Watch Iggy Pop & Jim Jarmusch TimesTalks Interview

In the new documentary film Gimme Danger, director Jim Jarmusch chronicles the story of one of the greatest rock–n–roll bands of all time — The Stooges. Watch the award–winning indie director and rock icon Iggy Pop talk about the film, and discover the story of The Stooges, their adventures and misadventures and their long–lasting legacy. Interviewed by The New York Times culture reporter Melena Ryzik.

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Iggy And The Stooges ‘Gimme Danger’ – Jim Jarmusch Interview

Iggy and the Stooges

Jim Jarmusch’s The Stooges documentary Gimme Danger, which opens in theaters nationwide on Friday (Nov. 4), isn’t just about Iggy Pop. The Ohio-born indie auteur — a musician himself who first heard the Stooges as a teenager when the band released its 1969 eponymous debut — gives equal due to all the original members: Late brothers Ron (guitar; d. 2009) and Scott Asheton (drums; d. 2014) and Dave Alexander (bass; d. 1975) get equal billing, along with integral member James Williamson (guitar).

Read Jarmusch’s interview at Billboard.

Photo: Byron Newman/Amazon Studios/Magnolia Pictures

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See Iggy Pop, Author Jeff Gold In Q&A Sessions October 25 & November 4

TOTAL CHAOS: The Story of the Stooges Q&A sessions with Iggy Pop and Jeff Gold

To celebrate the publication of TOTAL CHAOS: The Story of The Stooges / As Told by Iggy Pop, Third Man Books will present the legendary Iggy Pop in conversation with author Jeff Gold. They will appear in Detroit on October 25 at Third Man Records Cass Corridor, and on November 4 in New York City at Rizzoli Bookstore. These events will be open to the public with admittance first come, first serve.

October 25
Third Man Records
Cass Corridor
441 West Canfield Street
Detroit

November 4
Rizzoli Bookstore
1133 Broadway at 26th Street
New York City

TOTAL CHAOS: The Story of The Stooges / As Told by Iggy Pop is the first time the story of this seminal band has been told entirely in Pop’s own words and features a cache of never before seen images. The book will be available from Third Man Books in November 2016.

Read more at Third Man.

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